CARL PAVANO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Carl Pavano retires after 14 major league seasons

Pitcher Carl Pavano is retiring after 14 major league seasons. The 38-year-old right-hander didn't pitch after June 1 in 2012 because of a strained right shoulder. His spleen was removed in January 2013 after he was injured when he fell in the snow at his home in Vermont. Pavano had been hoping to return to the major leagues this year. ''Despite my strong desire to...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Pavano retires from baseball

getty images   Carl Pavano has retired from baseball. Pavano had been trying to work his way into shape to pitch this season but has abandoned those plans. “Despite my strong desire to compete and hard work in preparing for the upcoming season,” said Pavano, via MLB Trade Rumors. ”I feel that the amount of time lost from my spleen injury, coupled with the recovery from my...
Via Tireball.com
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Pavano possibly to showcase later in February

Pitcher Carl Pavano missed more than half of the 2012 season with right shoulder sprain and bone bruises and the entire 2103 season because of a ruptured spleen. Pavano, though, even at age 38, has not given up. Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish has announced that Pavano will begin throwing within a week and likely showcase himself shortly after Spring Training begins.Source: Carl...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano “lucky to be alive”

14-year veteran starting pitcher Carl Pavano was looking to land with a major league team this offseason but his focus is currently on bigger things in his life. Pavano suffered a freak accident this winter while shoveling snow. He slipped on ice and jammed the handle of his snow shovel into his abdomen, rupturing his spleen. Pavano told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune that he feels...
Via hardballchat.com
February 17, 2013  |  2 Comments

Carl Pavano suffers ruptured spleen

Free-agent right-hander Carl Pavano doesn't figure to be signing with a new team anytime soon. Pavano, 37, recently suffered a ruptured spleen that will sideline him for 6 to 8 weeks, according to major-league sources. The injury occurred when slipped and fell while shoveling snow on his driveway in Vermont, one source said. Pavano's agent, Dave Pepe, declined comment...
Via Fox Sports
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins Rumors: Carl Pavano ‘Not a Fit’ for Minnesota

The Minnesota Twins have been targeting starting pitching since the offseason began, and there was initially some thought that there could be a reunion with right-hander Carl Pavano. However, while Pavano remains available as a free agent, he “doesn’t appear to be a fit with the Twins,” according to Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com. Pavano is still currently a free...
Via MLB Injury News
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Gardy: If Pavano's not healthy, he won't play

For a pitcher who prides himself on being an innings-eater, Twins starter Carl Pavano's last two outings have been two steps backward, a disappointing trend for the 36-year-old right-hander. Pavano was pulled from Friday's game in Cleveland after just 3-23 innings, one start after lasing only 4-13 innings against Detroit. He allowed seven runs (six earned) on nine hits Friday...
Via Fox Sports North
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Pavano's start a relief, but not enough

The Minnesota Twins entered Saturday with the majors' worst earned-run average from their starting pitchers. With opening day starter Carl Pavano going to the mound, Minnesota was looking for a little relief fromits starting pitching. Pavano matched Tampa Bay Rays all-star pitcher James Shields for five innings, giving the Twins the starting pitching they've needed for much...
Via Fox Sports North
April 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Pavano family: Hurler victim of extorion

Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano was the victim of an extortion attempt in which a former classmate tried to get money and an SUV from the right-hander by threatening to reveal information about his personal life, Pavano's family claims. According to a search warrant affidavit obtained by Connecticut daily, the Record-Journal, Pavano's sister Michelle DeGennaro accused...
Via Fox Sports
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Pavano embracing leadership role with Twins

MINNEAPOLIS Carl Pavano is the resident wily veteran of the Minnesota Twins' pitching rotation, but he can relate to the issues the team's younger pitchers went through in 2011.While the Twins struggled as a team during last year's 99-loss season, many of the team's starting pitchers also had down years. Starters Nick Blackburn, Scott Baker and Francisco Liriano...
Via Fox Sports North
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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